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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

Faculty/College

Faculty of Health

Unit aim

Students are required to spend 200 hours in a human service organisation under the supervision of an experienced field educator who assists the student to integrate theory with practice by creating a suitable learning environment.

Unit content

Topic 1: Ethical Practice
Topic 2: Provision of service and supports
Topic 3: Confidentiality in the workplace
Topic 4: The regulatory framework
Topic 5: Diversity
Topic 6: The Workplace
Topic 7: Professional development
Topic 8: Professional standing 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 communicate effectively with professionals, staff and clients
2 analyse knowledge (research and theory) and skills relevant to practice appropriate to the organisational context
3 apply knowledge (research and theory) and skills in assessing need and/or risk
4 actively participate in team processes and evaluate decision-making frameworks
5 demonstrate an understanding of practice ethics
6 critically evaluate processes and personal reflection in a human services context
7 evaluate human service organisational settings and discuss their impact on employees and clients.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. communicate effectively with professionals, staff and clients
  2. analyse knowledge (research and theory) and skills relevant to practice appropriate to the organisational context
  3. apply knowledge (research and theory) and skills in assessing need and/or risk
  4. actively participate in team processes and evaluate decision-making frameworks
  5. demonstrate an understanding of practice ethics
  6. critically evaluate processes and personal reflection in a human services context
  7. evaluate human service organisational settings and discuss their impact on employees and clients.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.